Skinny Chicken Pot Pie Minis

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I have given an extensive amount of thought to chicken pot pie.

No one should publicly admit to something like this, I realize.

But here is my oh-so-pressing dilemma:

I love rich, comforting, freshly baked chicken pot pie.

But it takes a lot of work to make it from scratch.

And it also takes a lot of calories and saturated fat to make that old-fashioned thick, buttery crust.

So I started experimenting with these “chicken pot pie minis,” which are basically a super-tasty chicken pot pie mixture stuffed into fillo dough shells. Continue reading…

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Loaded Enchilada Sweet Potatoes

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Question: what is better than a baked sweet potato fresh from the oven? Answer: a loaded, spicy, cheesy enchilada baked sweet potato! This recipe is slightly spicy, flavor-filled, and really addictive. It’s also hearty and filling enough to convince Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy that a vegetarian dish can make a satisfying meal. SHARE AND ENJOY

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Skinny Three-Cheese Meat Lasagna

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I’m always intending to make lasagna but never actually getting around to making it. There’s a reason for this. I realized the reason while putting this recipe together: Homemade lasagna takes some work to pull off! About halfway through the process – dishes piled high, spilled tomato sauce on the counter, Calvin (my eternally hungry […]

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Honey Mustard Oven Fried Chicken

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I tried and tried, many times, to make a healthy, whole oven “fried” chicken. And I always came up short in the past, mainly because the chicken tasted too bland and dry after baking. Until, I think, I finally got it right in this recipe. Along with adding some yummy herbs and spices to the […]

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Skinny Taco Chili

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Last weekend, Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I returned to a Tex-Mex restaurant we hadn’t been to in ages. I thought I remembered that the restaurant was a very popular spot. My memory served me correctly. We could hardly squeeze our way to the hostess stand, the place was so packed. We added our name to the list… […]

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Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

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Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I are both big fans of cheesy and creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip. We make it at home as a tasty dip alongside tortilla chips and often order it when we spot it on restaurant menus. I like the flavors so much, I started wondering how I could transform our favorite appetizer into […]

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Creamy Butternut Penne with Parmesan

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Piping hot, freshly roasted butternut squash is a classic favorite of mine on a cold wintry evening. And I’m a big fan of cheesy pasta any time of the day, any month of the year. So it was surely only a matter of time before I decided to combine the two into one rich, yummy […]

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